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Santa Cruz waterfront properties offer buyers the ultimate beachside paradise. Whether you choose a mid-range beach bungalow or a sprawling luxury estate, you'll be able to enjoy the year round sunshine, mild climate and world class surfing right at your own doorstep. This area has served as the beach destination of choice for northern and central California residents for generations. Read more about Santa Cruz waterfront homes for sale.

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Santa Cruz Waterfront Home Statistics

Average Price $2.4M
Lowest Price $1.3M
Highest Price $4.6M
Total Listings 9
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.3K

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1212 W Cliff Dr, SANTA CRUZ

$4,550,000

↓ $140,000

1212 W Cliff Dr, SANTA CRUZ

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,141 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81924717

Compass 831-515-8582MLSListings Inc Logo

118 1st St, SANTA CRUZ

$3,199,000

↓ $300,000

118 1st St, SANTA CRUZ

8 Beds 8 Baths 2,813 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81942698

Coldwell Banker Realty 650-704-1865MLSListings Inc Logo

242 2nd Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$2,450,000

242 2nd Ave, SANTA CRUZ

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,592 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81954028

Miritz Real Estate, Inc. 831-818-1944MLSListings Inc Logo

200 Panetta Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$2,200,000

200 Panetta Ave, SANTA CRUZ

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,982 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81954978

JR Parrish Inc. 831-247-2610MLSListings Inc Logo

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311 6th Ave, Santa Cruz

$2,195,000

311 6th Ave, Santa Cruz

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,268 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81953025

Keller Williams Realty Santa Cruz 831-247-0477MLSListings Inc Logo

200 Panetta Ave 2, SANTA CRUZ

$2,000,000

200 Panetta Ave 2, SANTA CRUZ

0 Beds 1 Bath 2,720 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81955488

JR Parrish Inc. 831-247-2610MLSListings Inc Logo

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111 Pilkington Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$1,950,000

111 Pilkington Ave, SANTA CRUZ

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,265 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81956065

Christie's International Real Estate Sereno 831-818-3361MLSListings Inc Logo

414 Pelton Ave, SANTA CRUZ

$1,750,000

414 Pelton Ave, SANTA CRUZ

2 Beds 1 Bath 1,015 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81948447

Sotheby's International Realty 831-251-1985MLSListings Inc Logo

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526 Columbia St, SANTA CRUZ

$1,599,000

526 Columbia St, SANTA CRUZ

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,334 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81955574

Keller Williams Realty Santa Cruz 831-247-0477MLSListings Inc Logo

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106 Cayuga St, SANTA CRUZ

$1,299,000

106 Cayuga St, SANTA CRUZ

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt Single Family Residential MLS® # ML81955373

Coldwell Banker Realty 831-345-0338MLSListings Inc Logo



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Discover Santa Cruz Waterfront Homes For Sale

There is a great selection of waterfront homes for sale in the Santa Cruz area that serve ideal as rental properties, vacation or stay-cation homes. Nowhere else will you find the same combination of natural beauty, endless beaches, and world class food and wine. Wake up every morning to a sprawling oceanfront view, with panoramas of the ocean reaching out as far as the eye can see. Enjoy beach living at it's finest in your choice of character bungalow or well-appointed luxury home. Regardless, the surf and sand are close at hand in one of these waterfront homes!


Learn more about the different beach communities to help narrow down your search for the perfect, beachfront home!

Main Beach

When the term California beaches comes to mind, an images of the Boardwalk Amusement Park, just off of Main Beach, probably arises. This is an iconic area that is popular with tourists, locals, and athletes alike and has been drawing people to Santa Cruz for over a hundred years.

Pleasure Point Beach

Pleasure Point Beach is a renowned surf location on the northern shores of Monterey Bay. Pleasure Point real estate ranges from smaller beachside homes to large modern luxury mansions. All residents of Pleasure Point Beach enjoy the luxury of being steps away from the surf.

Capitola Beach

Capitola Beach is one of California's prettiest city beaches. It has lovely views of the Monterey Bay, sailboats moored offshore, and an iconic string of colorfully-painted cottages and shops along the water to add a festive touch. The draw of this neighborhood is the proximity to boutiques and high end restaurants.

La Selva Beach

These homes have amazing views that feel like you can see forever. Sunset State Beach is just around the corner and is a beautiful expanse of sea and sand. Spend the afternoon making sandcastles or take part in some of the unique sports such as surf fishing. Watch the sunset atop the wooden stairs or camp on the beach. When you live in a Santa Cruz waterfront home, taking advantage of being so close to the beach is a must! Enjoy fishing, surfing or boogie boarding right at your door. Some of the most stunning ocean views and most luxurious mansions are located right in La Selva Beach.


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